Corinna Cortes

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Corinna Cortes (born March 31, 1961 in Denmark ) is a Danish computer scientist , known for her work on the theory of Support Vector Machines (SVM).

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Corinna Cortes studied physics in Copenhagen , where she graduated from the Niels Bohr Institute in 1989 . She then started her career at the telephone company AT&T and stayed in their research department at Bell Laboratories for more than ten years. During this time she received her PhD in computer science from the University of Rochester (New York State, USA) in 1993 . She works for Google Inc. in New York, where she is the head of research at Google Research.

Cortes deals with databases, machine learning and search algorithms. In addition to contributions to the development of Support Vector Machines (SVM), she also contributed to data mining . SVM is one of the most widely used algorithms in the field of machine learning and is sometimes used. a. used in medical diagnostics and for weather forecasts.

With Wladimir Wapnik , Cortes received the Paris Kanellakis Prize of the Association for Computing Machinery in 2008 for their developments in SVM. She received the AT&T Science and Technology Medal in 2000 for her work on data mining in large amounts of data .

Cortes has two children and is a passionate marathon runner . She has been taking part in the New York City Marathon regularly since 2002 and has also qualified for the Boston Marathon several times with her run time .

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Individual evidence

  1. Master of Science from an English résumé
  2. ^ Google Research: Corinna Cortes. Retrieved May 4, 2019 .
  3. ^ Corinna Cortes, Wladimir Wapnik : Support Vector Networks . In: Machine Learning , Vol. 20 (1995), pp. 273-297, ISSN  0885-6125 .
  4. New York City Marathon Race Results 2002. Retrieved May 4, 2019 .
  5. Results Search. Retrieved May 4, 2019 .